Archive for November 5th, 2012

New Music Monday: Aerosmith, David Gilmore, Duncan Sheik, Jon Irabagon, Paul Kelly, Queen

New Music Monday: Aerosmith, David Gilmore, Duncan Sheik, Jon Irabagon, Paul Kelly, Queen

Oh, Aerosmith. We’ve waited. And waited. And for this? Turns out Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Co. have returned with music from the same old dimension — the slickster 1980s.

Peter Van Huffel’s Gorilla Mask – Howl!

When we last checked in with Peter Van Huffel, he was piloting a delicate dance between modern jazz and out jazz for his quartet’s Like The Rusted Key (2010).

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival (2012)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival (2012)

Is it possible to achieve any new vistas with the oft-collected, endlessly repackaged hits of John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival? This collection, quite unexpectedly, makes the case.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Downbound Train” (1984)

I’ve been reading Peter Ames Carlin’s (excellent) new Bruce bio. Pretty interesting to see a line drawn from the Castiles’ tune “That’s What You Get” all the way to “Downbound Train”